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What Are War Crimes?

Devasheesh Bais, Fellow, Centre for International Law Research and Policy (CILRAP)

03-Apr-23 14:00

What Are War Crimes?

War crimes are defined as serious violations of international humanitarian law committed during armed conflicts, including acts such as murder, torture, and deliberate targeting of civilians. But what happens when a country commits a war crime? Who do we hold accountable? And what if the one committing the crime is a global superpower? We explore this with Devasheesh Bais from the Centre for International Law Research and Policy (CILRAP).

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Produced by: Dashran Yohan

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Categories:  governmentinternationalLaw/Activism

Tags:  humanitarian lawwar crimesinternational lawinternational relationssuperpowernatousrussiachinarome statute





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